There’s no shame in being a tourist in your own town.
Uncommonness should not be sought as an ends in of itself, but instead be a side effect of the exceptional pursuit of other goals.
“It’s possible to believe in something wholeheartedly and simultaneously know that you could be totally wrong.”
Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby is motivated by politics, not religion.
Being partial toward art simply because of its obscurity hampers enjoyment and discussion.
Futility of completely understanding all others doesn’t justify ignoring those around you.
Students need to be challenged by experiences in surrounding city.
Negative expectations about winter quarter and student life only cultivate self-fulfilling prophecies.
Auditing separates learning from the preprofessional context and perhaps reminds us why we came here in the first place.
Bitcoin’s “Achilles’ heel (or saving grace, depending on how you look at it)” is not being a recognized global currency.
As the University rises in public profile, it’s time to reconsider how the College is presented to applicants.
UCPD needs to provide a stronger explanation for not releasing records.
University has a responsibility to defend its students’ right to free inquiry
As if you didn’t know how to study without guidance.
Administration’s efforts toward openness fall short.
Committee on Dissent and Protest’s Report opens up questions instead of answering them.
Our favorites of this year’s finalists range from bathroom stall installations to insect tastings.
Both students and administration can play a part in overdue sexual assault policy reform.
Future SG donations should incorporate student input in order to foster community engagement.
Students should have an advocate when navigating the leave of absence process.
Including study of non-Western cultures would fill the gap in students’ understanding of philosophy and enhance existing knowledge of Western canon.
Former Maroon editor scrutinizes the “UChicago Identity” and the role of the student newspaper.
Careers Trek was a missed opportunity for both the city and UChicago students.
The Maroon’s Op-Ed section is subpar, but readers carry the responsibility of improving it.
When examining nuances, divestment movement becomes unfocused and unclear.
I was appalled to read that an established Viewpoints columnist had chosen to use her allotted space to laud the DI college sports in the town she comes from, when she makes no reference to ever attending a Maroon sporting…
On Wednesday, March 5, ArtShould held a PostSecret Gallery Night in the McCormick Lounge, featuring anonymously-crafted and secret-divulging postcards made by UChicago students. The Maroon covered this event (“Students Postsecrets in Public,” 3/7/14), and placed the article on the front…
Dear President Zimmer, We recently learned of the continued problems with sexual assault at UChicago from a report in the Chicago Maroon (University Under Federal Investigation for Sexual Assault Policy, 2/11/14), which was subsequently picked up by national media outlets….
My name is Michaeljit Sandhu, and I graduated from the College in June 2013. I was a Summer Links participant in 2010 after my first year and a program coordinator this past summer. I also worked as the volunteer referral…
I commend the Maroon’s recent editorial, “Broken Links Can Be Mended” (2/4/14). I agree with the message of transparency and communication regarding the changes to the Summer Links program. Open communication is central to successful programming and is a hallmark…